Midsummer Night's Dream Puck Analysis

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The mightiness of the small is undervalued beyond words. From people like Bruce Lee and Allen Iverson, we have seen tiny be mighty. But above them all, there is one fairy. One small man who can fly who beats out any Johnny Gaudreau or Barry Sanders. In the infamous play, Midsummer Night’s Dream, the chracter known as Robin Goodfellow AKA Puck is, against all odds, is the most powerful character in the play. There is no one who has more power and influence than little Puck. Puck is a mischeivous little fellow, and he does indeed find a way to strike fear into people’s hearts, while still being a great guy who is loved throughout the land.
Oddly enough, but the fun-sized fairy of Puck is, in fact, feared by the society in Midsummer Night’s Dream,
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For his ability to get someone to fear him or love him, he’s so powerful, he is somewhat influences random fairies from lands we know not. “Either I mistake your shape and making quite, Or else you are that shrewd and knavish sprite” From this, the fairy just met Puck, and he is almost in awe. It shows the power Puck has, since even this random fairy knows of his actions.The fairy makes Puck seem like a celeberty. When one meets someone famous, one talks similair that. For example, when one meets someone like, for example, Alshon Jeffery, the common response would be, “Woah, are you Alshon Jeffery, the Chicago Bears Pro Bowl wide reciever out of University of South Carolina‽” That’s similair to the way the fairy speaks. He basically says, “Woah, are you Robin Goodfellow, the fairy who causes much fear, mischief and discontent but while being a great guy at the same time‽” That just shows Puck’s influence on the society in the play. Puck is clearly very well known. The Fairy saying how feared yet loved he is, therefore it just makes sense for him to be almost like a celeberty. Therefore, because of Puck being so well known from the love and hate towards him, he has most power of any …show more content…
Because of Puck, the play has a plot. That is how powerful he is. A little fairy can drive a whole plot of one of the most famous plays ever written. Oberon’s love of Puck drove this plot. Because of Oberon loving Puck to the point where Oberon trusts him to do his most important missions, he sends Puck to put the love potion in Titania’s eyes. Puck is mischivous and prone to mistakes, so obviously Puck being Puck got the love potion in Demetrius and Lysander. This shows Puck’s true power over those who control. Oberon is the King of the Fairies, so he has the most control over the fairy world and shown from his idea causing the conflict with the 4 Lovers, he has a great deal of influence on the human world as well. Because he has Oberon loving him, Puck almost has Oberon under his thumb. He has Oberon’s trust. When one has another’s trust, they have so much control over that person. Especially when the one who trusts you is the King of the Fairies. And trust comes from love, so Puck is unbelivably powerful just because of the love. Now think if Oberon truly feared Puck like the

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